Tom T. Hall - Quotes

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Whiskey's to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer.

Whiskey's to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer.

I love winners when they cry, losers when they try. ---->>>

When you retire, it's a place in life, a part of the journey. You just don't quit work; you develop an attitude where you can do what you please.

When you retire, it's a place in life, a part of the journey. You just don't quit work; you develop an attitude where you can do what you please.

I'm a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I'd just get worried. ---->>>

I am a fan of history. ---->>>

I have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish. ---->>>

The first time with artistic endeavors is, if it's working, it was your idea, and if it's not, it's somebody else's idea. ---->>>

The way you look for songs, you find yourself looking for little signals and clues about life and how things are. ---->>>

My best album is called In Search Of A Song. That was my best shot right there. My finest hour, as they say. I could listen to the whole thing all the way through. There's nothing really crammed into it. ---->>>

Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion. ---->>>

Young kids are doing the same thing I did, but they're doing it differently. They don't do brain surgery the way they used to do it either. ---->>>

My theory is if you have a religion, it's a good one. Because some people don't have any at all. ---->>>

I have had hundreds of people work for me over the years, and I don't think I ever fired anybody. ---->>>

The best compliment I ever had is, one day I was in Nashville, some disc jockey said, Hey, that sounds like a Tom T. Hall song. Up until then there hadn't been any such thing. ---->>>

After I retired and came off the road, I gathered up all my musical instruments and suddenly, I wanted them all to be perfect. ---->>>

I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel, so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill. ---->>>

I never fixed a story. I didn't make judgments, I let the listener make judgments. When I got to the end of the story, if it had a moral, I let the listener find it. ---->>>

The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I'm sure of that. ---->>>

I was quite a reader before I became a writer. ---->>>

If Barbara Walters was interviewing me, I'd figure her career was as dead as mine! ---->>>

I never hid out. I was never big enough a star. ---->>>

I was well traveled, and I created this illusion of literacy through reading and writing. I wrote a book of short stories. ---->>>

It used to be that you'd have a song recorded by a major country artist and if it was a hit, you could buy a car. Now you can buy a dealership. ---->>>

Faulkner was almost oriental. I never got into Faulkner. ---->>>

I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books. ---->>>

People think because you're private, you have something you don't want them to know. ---->>>

This generation should entertain this generation. It's only fair. When I was a kid, I mowed the lawn. Now, somebody else's kid can mow the lawn. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-25, 1936
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Occupation: Musician

Thomas "Tom T." Hall (born May 25, 1936 in Olive Hill, Kentucky) is an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer. He has written 11 No. 1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No. 1 international pop crossover smash "Harper Valley PTA" and the hit "I Love", which reached No (wikipedia)